Sport

Golf: American Schubert wins U.S. Amateur

Golf: American Schubert wins U.S. Amateur

Published 14/08/2017

American Sophia Schubert won the U.S. Amateur Championship on Sunday, beating Albane Valenzuela of Switzerland 6&5 in the 36-hole final at San Diego Country Club in southern California. [more…]

Nishikori skips Cincinnati Masters due to injury

Nishikori skips Cincinnati Masters due to injury

Published 14/08/2017

Japan's Kei Nishikori has become the latest top 10 player to pull out of this week's Cincinnati Masters after the world number nine withdrew from the U.S. Open warmup event due to pain from a long-standing right wrist injury. [more…]

Athletics: Golden London run has triumphant Pearson eyeing Tokyo

Athletics: Golden London run has triumphant Pearson eyeing Tokyo

Published 14/08/2017

Australia's Sally Pearson will reward herself with "volumes" of greasy food after winning her second 100 meters hurdles world championship but plans to keep herself in top shape in the long-term for a tilt at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. [more…]

Thomas wins PGA Championship for first major title

Thomas wins PGA Championship for first major title

Published 14/08/2017

Justin Thomas capped off a major season that belonged to an aggressive new breed of fearless young Americans when he stormed to a two-stroke victory at the PGA Championship on Sunday. [more…]

No doubting Thomas would be a pro golfer

No doubting Thomas would be a pro golfer

Published 14/08/2017

Justin Thomas was seven-years-old when he attended the 2000 PGA Championship in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. [more…]

Japanese turn out to cheer on Matsuyama at PGA

Japanese turn out to cheer on Matsuyama at PGA

Published 14/08/2017

Hideki Matsuyama was in the thick of the battle for the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow on Sunday but finished three back in his quest to become the first Japanese male to win a golf major. [more…]

Oosthuizen completes runner-up grand slam

Oosthuizen completes runner-up grand slam

Published 14/08/2017

While Jordan Spieth failed in his bid to become the youngest player to win all four majors, South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen completed a somewhat unwelcome career grand slam of his own on Sunday with his second-place finish at the PGA Championship. [more…]

McIlroy considering break to heal back muscle

McIlroy considering break to heal back muscle

Published 14/08/2017

Rory McIlroy said he was considering a break from golf to deal with a back muscle injury that left his left arm numb after his final round at the PGA Championship on Sunday. [more…]

Thomas` Quail Hollow win will unlock potential, father says

Thomas` Quail Hollow win will unlock potential, father says

Published 14/08/2017

The father of PGA Championship winner Justin Thomas said his son's triumph on Sunday would be "huge" for him, unlocking the potential of the temperamental and impatient 24 year old. [more…]

Ronaldo hogs headlines as Real beat Barca 3-1 in Clasico

Ronaldo hogs headlines as Real beat Barca 3-1 in Clasico

Published 13/08/2017

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a sensational goal and was then sent off for a combination of his provocative celebration and for diving as Real Madrid beat Barcelona 3-1 in an explosive Spanish Super Cup first leg on Sunday. [more…]